Bill Kreysler

Bill grew up sailing Sabots, Finn, Lightnings and Star Class boats in San Diego. Crewing for Don Trask in the Star Class the two won the North American Championships in 1966 and were 3rd in the world championships in 1967. They also placed third in the Star Class US Olympic Trials in 1968. After graduating from San Diego State University, he moved to the bay area where he was Executive VP for Performance Sailcraft Corp, manufacturer of the Laser Class dinghy and the J-24 class sailboats. Bill is President of the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, has served on the St Francis Yacht Club Board of Directors, was chair of the Executive Race Committee, and race chairman for numerous major regattas including the Star Class world championships in San Francisco in 1992. In 1982 Bill founded and is currently owner and CEO of Kreysler & Associates Inc., a composite manufacturing firm in Napa CA pioneering the use of composite materials in the commercial construction industry. He has served as President of the American Composites Manufacturers Association, founded the Digital Fabrication Alliance, and is a fellow of the Facade Tectonics Institute as well as past chair of the Napa Valley Workforce Investment Board.

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